First description of the male of Nesiergus insulanus (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Ischnocolinae) from the Seychelles archipelago

G. Canning, B. K. Reilly, A. S. Dippenaar-Schoeman

Abstract


The male of Nesiergus insulanus Simon, 1903 is described for the first time, and both sexes are illustra­ted. The presence of the species on the two Seychelles islands of Frégate and L’Îlot Frégate is confirmed, and observation evidence suggests that its range extends to Cousine Island.

To cite this paper: Canning, G., Reilly, B.K. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S. 2013. First description of the male of Nesiergus insulanus (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Ischnocolinae) from the Seychelles archipelago. African Invertebrates 54 (1): 241–244.

Published electronically: 22 May 2013
urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8F064D1F-8DB3-4C5E-8F89-761B110DEFEF


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